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SORRY TO ALL OUR MAIL ORDER CUSTOMERS BUT FOR THE TIME BEING, SALES THROUGH OUR WEBSITE ARE SUSPENDED. We are keeping the database up and running for reference for our local customers, but the shopping cart function has been disabled. We have some major projects at the shops and we want to focus making them the best they can be. We will also be making some needed changes to the site in the near future as well. Thanks for your understanding and come by and see us!

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SUN CITY GIRLS
Dawn Of The Devi (reissue, Remastered) (ltd. To 1000)
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Abduction
Abduction presents the first reissue of SUN CITY GIRLS' 'Dawn of the Devi', their explosive 1991 follow-up to 'Torch of the Mystics'. While 'Torch' had plenty of faux-ethnic earworms and accessible melodies to latch onto, 'Dawn of the Devi' is raw, desperate and searching blast. This will be a challenging listen for some and a masterpiece for others. VERY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!
Available at: All Stores
New LP $20.99
ORCUTT, BILL
Odds Against Tomorrow
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Palilalia
Avant guitar hero BILL ORCUTT returns to original composition and blues with his latest album 'Odds Against Tomorrow'. This album is clear, beautiful and well-recorded with multi-tracking. The playing is at once authoritative and searching, always breaking new ground in fresh and exciting ways. The album sounds wide open and brave. One of the best and bravest guitarists working today. VERY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
Available at: Belmont
New LP $20.99
TELEFON TEL AVIV
Dreams Are Not Enough
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Ghostly Int'l
Josh Eustis returns as TELEFON TEL AVIV with "Dreams Are Not Enough." Eustis is a top-notch producer who has worked with NINE INCH NAILS, APPARAT, BELONG & TROPIC OF CANCER to name a few & his skills are on full display here. The songwriting is restrained & meticulous reminding us of Thom Yorke's "Anima", Four Tet, ARCA, LOW's excellent "Double Negative" & Tim Hecker. Definitely a contendor for electronic album of the year. RECOMMENDED.
Available at: Milwaukee Ave
New LP $20.99
EQUIP
Cursebreaker X (ltd. 500)
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100% Electronica
Chicagoan Kevin Hein (and Reckless alum) returns as EQUIP. Kevin is obsessed with video games & music & he was one of the first people we knew on the vaporwave tip. He's spent the past few years perfecting his craft, touring in Japan, providing scores for video games & you guessed it, even more gaming. 90s & 00s game soundtracks are a major influence for sure, but Hein throws in his love of bands like COCTEAU TWINS with guitars drenched in shimmering stereo chorus which gives him an edge on others mining similar territory in our opinion. Kevin has really carved out a unique path for himself & we're stoked to see where he goes next. RECOMMENDED!
Available at: All Stores
New LP $23.99
GIBBS, FREDDIE & MADLIB
Bandana
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RCA
One of the biggest smashes of the summer, FREDDIE GIBBS and MADLIB (aka MADGIBBS) reunite to follow up their 2014 'Pinata' collaboration. The album is an end-to-end banger, with plenty of twists and turns, hi-gloss production, earworms and inimitable raps. A modern-day classic, very highly recommended.
Available at: All Stores
New LP $21.99
BEIRUT
Flying Club Cup (reissue, White Cover)
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Pompeii
Beirut's debut album "Gulag Orkestar" was one of those rare debuts that truly blew away most people that heard it especially when they found out that leader Zach Condon was still a teenager. The follow up e.p. "Lon Gisland" was the first to feature the full BEIRUT band & "Flying Club Cup" is the first full length to do so. The Balkan styles that were so prevelant on the debut are more subdued this time around. Many of the songs feature simple percussion arrangements, accordion & sparse horn arrangements giving the album sort of a 'Parisian street musician' sort of vibe. Condon's voice sounds more mature this time around, almost like a tenor Stephen Merritt or Rufus Wainwright. So those of you that were betting on a sophomore slump for BEIRUT well, it's time to pay up.
Available at: Belmont
New LP $18.99
75 DOLLAR BILL
I Was Real (2lp)
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Thin Wrist
75 DOLLAR BILL present their third album, 'I Was Real', in which they expand their ideas in bold new directions with new textures and instrumentations, utilizing 8 new players.
Available at: All Stores
New LP $32.99
CROSS RECORD
Cross Record
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Ba Da Bing
Emily Cross returns with her third album as CROSS RECORD. Dreamy & introspective experimental pop songs that remind us a lot of LOW, specifically their "Double Negative" album. Those of you that appreciate inward-looking records will appreciate this a lot.
Available at: All Stores
New LP $18.99
FOLLAKZOID
I (2lp) (clear Vinyl, Ltd. Edition)
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Sacred Bones
The long-awaited fourth full-length retools the way the Chilean band works, with a recallabration of their recording process. Many long 'stems' (parts) were recorded separately and then given to producer UWE SCHMIDT (aka ATOM TM) to reassemble. The result elevates the music into a deep, dark and complex new sound with a rich synthesizer sound palette. EXCELLENT.
Available at: Milwaukee Ave
New LP $24.99
INJURY RESERVE
Injury Reserve
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Loma Vista
From experimental bangers to straight up classic boom bap, Injury Reserves debut has an energy about it. The feeling of a fight about to break out, the quiet menace of violence & the party that arises out of it. Injury reserve is smart, hardcore rapping, over killer beats.
Available at: Belmont and Loop
New LP $18.99
DEY, KATIE
Solipsisters
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Run For Cover
Melbourne's bedroom pop queen KATIE DEY returns with her third album 'solipsisters', and it's a stunner. the psychy production and pitch-shifted vocals of her previous work is still present, but there's a clarity here that DEY hasn't allowed herself previously. Feelings of isolation and discomfort in one's own body are the subjects here, and the songs themselves are gorgeous, the melodies sharp and the production simultaneously lo-fi and lush. For fans of (SANDY) ALEX G, KATE BUSH, BJORK, and anything on the Orchid Tapes label. RECOMMENDED.
Available at: All Stores
New LP $21.99
SOFIA BOLT
Waves
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Loantaka
SOFIA BOLT is the project of the French musician Amlie Rousseaux who is currently based in Los Angeles. Crisp & clean guitars with just the right amount of chorus & 'verb that sounds like a darker take on a surf vibe. Featuring Angel Olsen bassist & Reckless alum Emily Elhaj on guitar & a production cameo from Cali music legend Van Dyke Parks, Rousseaux has created a fantastic collection of tunes that hint at everything from THE FEELIES to CHASTITY BELT & THROWING MUSES. RECOMMENDED!
Available at: Loop
New LP $18.99
NIVHEK
After Its Own Death (2lp) Walking In A Spiral Towards The House
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Superior Viaduct
NIVHEK is another project for Liz Harris aka GROUPER. This lengthy pieces were composed as a collaboration with the visual artist Marcel Weber. This is more experimental than her GROUPER work with stretched-out compositions of bells that sound like slowed-down gamelan pieces, sound collages of layered vocals & field recordings. Listening to this is a rather heady experience & works best hearing in one listen. RECOMMENDED.
Available at: All Stores
New LP $34.99
KIM
Kim
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Love Lion
Chicagoans that were around in the 2010s or so might remember a band from the DIY scene called GEFFIKA. They were a sludgey noise-rock band fronted by former Reckless alum & now Oakland based Jessica Calvanico. KIM is a logical extension of that sound with heavy riffs & a no-wave leanings ala Lydia Lunch/early SONIC YOUTH. RECOMMENDED!
Available at: Belmont and Milwaukee Ave
New Cassette $5.99
KHRUANGBIN
Hasta El Cielo (yellow Vinyl) (w/ 7")
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Dead Oceans
"Con Todo El Mundo" is one of our favorite records of the past few years at the shops so we're more than down for these dub versions of the tracks. The songs were remixed by the legendary dub producer Scientist & KHRUANGBIN's songs lend themselves perfectly to the remixes.
Available at: All Stores
New LP $18.99